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Digidhan Mela : Sonowal unveils state developed e-wallet ‘Tokapoisa.in’,e-payment portal

Guwahati, Jan 11 (IBNS) : In a move to tread a step towards Cashless Economy, Assam government on Wednesday unveiled an e-wallet and an e-payment portal for creating a cashless state.

Assam cabinet expansion likely to be made next week by inducting eight new ministers

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The much awaited cabinet expansion of Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam government is likely to be made before the Bhogali bihu festival which will start from Jan 14 next.

Prabhu, Sonowal flag off country's second luxury train Humsafar Express from Assam

Guwahati, Dec 25 (IBNS) : In yet another step to facilitate easy and smooth communication between Guwahati and Bengaluru, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday flagged off India's second luxury train Humsafar Express from Mumbai and Kamakhya respectively.

Sonowal vows to preserve and keep the martyrs’ column of Assam agitation across the state

Guwahati, Dec 10 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that Assam Agitation surged ahead keeping the Constitution of India and Father of the Nation at the fore. Assam Agitation was a non-violent democratic agitation to maintain the integrity of the country.

Problems of Civil Defence and Home Guards to be solved resolutely: Sonowal

Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the state government will put in ‘resolute action’ for revamping the Civil Defence and Home Guards in the face of changing dynamics of crime and its manifestations.

Assam govt. to emulate Sui-Ka-Pha’s ideals to embolden Assamese identity : Sonowal

Guwahati, Dec 2 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid rich tribute to Swargadeo Sau-Lung-Sui-Ka-Pha on the occasion of Asom Divas organized centrally by the Assam government at Charaideo Moidam Kshetra on Friday.

Sonowal to participate in Hornbill Festival

Guwahati, Nov 30 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has left for Kohima to take part in the colourful Hornbill Festival, 2016 which will get off to a colourful start from Dec 1 at Nagaland’s historic Kisama village.

Assam CM directs banking authorities to felicitate disbursal of tea garden workers weekly wages through bank accounts

Guwahati, Nov 21 (IBNS) : Underlining the importance of quick and efficient measures to expedite financial inclusion of tea garden workers as well as to ensure timely disbursal of weekly remuneration to them in a cashless manner, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday directed the Banking authorities to ensure opening of bank accounts of each of the tea garden workers of the state facilitating disbursal of weekly wages through Bank accounts within a fixed time frame.

Sonowal condemns Pengeri killing; directs pinning down the perpetrators

Guwahati, Nov 19 (IBNS) : Terming the Pengeri incident as ‘despicable’ and ‘cowardice’ Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the perpetrators will be pinned down and punished.

Assam CM directs all DC’s to set up ATM’s in each tea garden

Guwahati, Nov 18 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday instructed the all Deputy Commissioners to take steps for setting up of ATMs in each Tea garden of the state while interacting with them through video conference.

Assam CM calls for honesty, efficiency from Civil Service Officers

Guwahati, Sept 10 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called for honesty and efficiency from the Civil Service Officers in performing their duties.

Sarbananda Sonowal calls for digital highway in Assam

Guwahati, Sept 1 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday reiterated that the development of the state on a war footing is the Goverment's utmost priority and building the Digital Highway to this affect is of paramount importance.

Shrinkage of forest land is genesis of all wildlife related crimes: Assam CM

Guwahati, Sept 1 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday asked the forest officers to identify challenges posing dangers on wild lives, the sources of such challenges and develop a mechanism to counter them for the protection and conservation of forests and wild lives.